418 Things To Do in Garden Route

The beautiful and dramatic Garden Route, that stretches from around Mossel Bay to the Storms River Mouth, is an area dense with forests, beaches, lakes, rivers, kloofs and hardwood trees and is regarded as one of the most beautiful regions in the country. The area is jam-packed with things to do, and visitors are spoilt for choice. Simply driving the Garden Route is a joy, with countless picnic spots, viewpoints and attractions. From mountain biking through the Harkerville Forest, bird watching in the Wilderness National Park and abseiling into the Kaaimans River, to black water tubing down the Storms River, one is never at a loss for things to do.

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Extreme Sports

Quad Biking in the Garden Route

Overnight? Stay in George
Only five minutes from George in the Garden Route you can experience the thrill of driving your own quad through beautiful scenery while having the adventure of a ...

Water Sports

Kitesurfing in the Garden of Eden

Overnight? Stay in Sedgefield
The lakes, estuaries and pristine beaches of the Garden Route and Sedgefield in particular offer kiting opportunities as diverse as anywhere in the world and is ...

Farm Stalls & Markets

Wild Oats Community Farmers Market

Overnight? Stay in Sedgefield
Over 60 stalls of the finest local farm produce, homebakes, plants and flowers, outdoor breakfast and live music - no matter what the weather does. An authentic ...

Animal Sanctuaries / Wheelchair Friendly

Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
As one of the Garden Route’s wildest attractions, Tenikwa celebrates the variety and impressive beauty of some of Africa’s best wildlife species. But, more than ...

Malls & Shopping

Shopping at Milkwood Village

Overnight? Stay in Wilderness
Conveniently situated close to the Wilderness train station, the beach and lagoon, take a leisurely stroll through our magical gardens and experience our friendly ...

Cruises

Dine aboard the Paddle Cruiser

Overnight? Stay in Knysna
The Paddle Cruiser is South Africa's only paddle-driven vessel, offering a unique and unforgettable experience on the Knysna Lagoon. For a unique cruise and dining ...

Malls & Shopping / Family Entertainment / Wheelchair Friendly

Shopping at Langeberg Mall

Overnight? Stay in Mossel Bay
This open air mall, with hints of the town’s maritime history is situated literally just off the N2 and en route between Mossel Bay and Hartenbos on the Garden ...

Animal Sanctuaries

Noah's Park Wolf Sanctuary

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
Noah's Park & Wolf Sanctuary offers a fun-filled outing for the whole family at affordable prices. The diverse collection of wildlife and farmyard animals will ...

Farm Stalls & Markets / Family Entertainment

Pick Strawberries at Redberry Farm

Overnight? Stay in George
Pick your own strawberries at Redberry Farm in George! You can pick strawberries, eat them, drink them all day long, while enjoying the wonderful and playful ...

Farm Stalls & Markets / Wine Tours & Tasting

Visit the Trumilk Dairy

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
Spend a relaxed afternoon in the Bitou Valley tasting award-winning cheeses and fine Cape wines and liquers at the Trumilk Dairy. The award-winning Trumilk ...

Hiking Trails

Hiking Trails in Still Bay

Overnight? Stay in Still Bay
A highlight of a visit to Still Bay (also known as Stilbaai) is the Noordkapper Hiking trail which follows the coastline to Jongensfontein, one of the two villages ...

Animal Sanctuaries

See the Pallingat Eels

Overnight? Stay in Still Bay
Visit the Stilbaai Tourism Bureau housed in the Palinggat Homestead in Stilbaai where you will see the only tame eels in South Africa fed in the fountain adjacent ...

Family Entertainment

Drumming Experience - Find Your Rhythm

Overnight? Stay in Knysna
Find your rhythm to the beat of your own drum. Stomp your feet in 'rain boots' like a traditional African dancer and learn the Gumboot Dance. Create dynamic music ...

Family Entertainment / Nature Reserves

Woodcutters Journey

Overnight? Stay in Storms River
A specially designed off road vehicle in camouflaged green with a yellow canopy leads you to the resting spot of historic wagons that once travelled the forest ...

Hiking Trails

The Harkerville Hike

Overnight? Stay in Plettenberg Bay
The two day Harkerville hike starts gently; following paths through the forest that criss cross over horse and bike trails. However, the hard work starts as you ...

Garden Route as a destination

If you are considering visiting Garden Route or have already booked your Garden Route accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Garden Route, or view the events that are taking place in the Garden Route during your stay, or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

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